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Asia-Pacific Security: An Introduction
edited by Joanne Wallis and Andrew Carr
Georgetown University Press, 2016
Paper: 978-1-62616-345-4 | eISBN: 978-1-62616-346-1 | Cloth: 978-1-62616-344-7
Library of Congress Classification JZ6009.A75A44 2016
Dewey Decimal Classification 355.03305


This new textbook gathers an international roster of top security studies scholars to provide an overview of Asia-Pacific’s international relations and pressing contemporary security issues. It is a suitable introduction for undergraduate and masters students' use in international relations and security studies courses. Merging a strong theoretical component with rich contemporary and historical empirical examples, Asia-Pacific Security examines the region's key players and challenges as well as a spectrum of proposed solutions for improving regional stability. Major topics include in-depth looks at the United States' relationship with China; Security concerns presented by small and microstates, the region's largest group of nations; threats posed by terrorism and insurgency; the region's accelerating arms race and the potential for an Asian war; the possible roles of multilateralism, security communities, and human security as part of solutions to regional problems.

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